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1978 Kansas City Royals Draft Picks

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  • RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    12Craig ChamberlainPCollegeArizonaNCAA 1---AZYesP6-1190RR1957-02-02Hollywood,CA
    1978-  1-   2-KCA
    MLB1979-19801979-1995
    15Earl RobinsonOFCollegeGulf Coast CCNJCAA---FLYesOF------------------
    1978-  1-   5-KCA
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    125Buddy BiancalanaSSHigh SchoolRedwood (Larkspur,CA)HSHSCAYesSS-2B5-11160BR1960-02-02Larkspur,CA
    1978-  1-  25-KCA
    MLB1982-19871978-1988
    126Lee ClinePCollegeCollege of Southern IdahoNJCAA---IDYesP------------------
    1979-  7- 165-TEX
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    227Bill LaskeyPCollegeKent StateNCAA 1---OHYesP6-5190RR1957-12-20Toledo,OH
    1978-  2-  27-KCA
    MLB1982-19881978-1991
    231John HaleyOFCollegeCentral Arizona CollegeNJCAA---AZYesOF-SS6-1179RR---Anacortes,WA
    1978-  2-  31-KCA
    AA1978-1980
    343Jeff HanslovanPCollegeLinn-Benton CCNWAACC---ORYesP6-2200LL---South Albany,OR
    1978-  3-  43-KCA
    AA1978-1981
    251Darryl MotleyOFHigh SchoolGrant (Portland,OR)HSHSORYesOF-3B5-9196RR1960-01-21Muskogee,OK
    1978-  2-  51-KCA
    MLB1981-19871978-2002
    252Eugene Picchena3BCollegeEdmonds CCNWAACC---WAYes3B------------------
    1978-  2-  52-KCA
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    354Anthony ZahradnickPCollegeValencia CCNJCAA---FLYesP---------------Arkport,NY
    1978-  3-  54-KCA
    ---
    377Mark RyalOF-PHigh SchoolHenryetta (Henryetta,OK)HSHSOKYesOF-1B6-1185LL1960-04-28Henryetta,OK
    1978-  3-  77-KCA
    MLB1982-19901978-1992
    378Keith VraneshOFCollegeSaddleback CollegeCCCAA---CAYesOF-3B6-0175RR---Riverside,CA
    1978-  3-  78-KCA
    A1978-1980
    4103David MangrumPHigh SchoolBells (Bells,TX)HSHSTXYesP6-5195RR---Bells,TX
    1978-  4- 103-KCA
    Rk1978-1978
    4103Doug WabekeSSCollegeGrand Rapids CCNJCAA---MINo2B-3B5-10170RR1958-02-24Zeeland,MI
    1980- 42- 828-SFN
    AA1980-1983
    5126Francis MouseSSCollegeAllegany College of MarylandNJCAA---MDYesP5-10175RR------
    1978-  5- 126-KCA
    Rk1979-1979
    5129David HoggCCollegeNorthwesternNCAA 1---ILYesC-1B6-1195RR1957-01-30---
    1978-  5- 129-KCA
    AAA1978-1982
    6146Larry OnesiP---PA---------YesP5-11185RR---Russelton,PA
    1978-  6- 146-KCA
    A+1978-1978
    6155Jesse LuciousOFHigh SchoolRich East (Park Forest,IL)HSHSILYesOF6-2185RR---Park Forest,IL
    1978-  6- 155-KCA
    Rk1978-1979
    7164Tom ChevolekPCollegeEast Los Angeles CollegeCCCAA---CAYesP-OF6-2185LL---Granada Hills,CA
    1978-  7- 164-KCA
    AA1978-1980
    8178John MelodyP---NJ---------YesP6-3205LL1955-04-03Newark,NJ
    1978-  8- 178-KCA
    A+1978-1978
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    7181Tim RodgersPHigh SchoolBixby (Bixby,OK)HSHSOKNoP6-0173RR1960-02-02Broken Arrow,OK
    1981- 11- 264-TOR
    AAA1981-1987
    9192Randy CorneliusP---CA---------YesP---------------McKinleyville,CA
    1978-  9- 192-KCA
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    10203Donn KochCCollegeScottsdale CCNJCAA---AZYesC-1B6-2215RR1959-03-20New York,NY
    1981- 20- 500-CHA
    A1981-1982
    8207Jeff CornellPCollegeMissouriNCAA 1---MOYesP5-11170BR1957-02-10Kansas City,MO
    1978-  8- 207-KCA
    MLB1984-19841978-1986
    9233Erik HendricksPCollegeChapmanNCAA 2---CAYesP6-3205RR------
    1978-  9- 233-KCA
    AA1978-1980
    10259Harold BrightOFHigh SchoolMumford (Detroit,MI)HSHSMINoOF---------------Detroit,MI
    1978- 10- 259-KCA
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    11285Ulises Infante3BHigh SchoolSt. Patrick's (Elizabeth,NJ)HSHSNJYes3B-2B6-1171RR1959-09-30Havana,CU
    1978- 11- 285-KCA
    A1978-1980
    12311Bob GangerpCollegePepperdineNCAA 1---CAYesP5-11180RR---Sylmar,CA
    1978- 12- 311-KCA
    AA1978-1980
    13337James DavidsonOFCollegeAlma CollegeNCAA 3---MIYesOF-1B6-3185RR------
    1978- 13- 337-KCA
    A+1978-1979
    14363Ira Turner1BCollegeBethune-CookmanNCAA 2---FLYes1B-OF6-1197RR---Jacksonville,FL
    1978- 14- 363-KCA
    AA1978-1982
    15389Don HeinkelpHigh SchoolWilliam Horlick (Racine,WI)HSHSWINoP6-0185LR1959-10-20Racine,WI
    1982- 30- 752-DET
    MLB1988-19891982-1993
    16415Frank ViolaOFHigh SchoolEast Meadow (East Meadow,NY)HSHSNYNoP6-4209LL1960-04-19Hempstead,NY
    1981-  2-  37-MIN
    MLB1982-19961981-1996
    17441James CanfieldpHigh SchoolWayne Memorial (Wayne,MI)HSHSMIYesP6-2185LL---Wayne,MI
    1978- 17- 441-KCA
    Rk1978-1979
    18466Bob Fiala3BCollegeOklahoma CityNCAA 1---OKNo3B------------------
    1978- 18- 466-KCA
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    19490Bradley KastpHigh SchoolReading (Reading,MI)HSHSMINoP---------------Reading,MI
    1978- 19- 490-KCA
    ---
    20513Tom WillettepCollegeNC StateNCAA 1---NCNoP------------------
    1978- 20- 513-KCA
    ---
    21535Steven PorterOFCollegeUpsala CollegeNJCAA---NJYesOF6-0---RR------
    1978- 21- 535-KCA
    Rk1978-1978
    22557Anthony WashingtonOFCollegeSoutheastern Oklahoma StateNAIA---OKYesOF-1B6-0185RR------
    1978- 22- 557-KCA
    Rk1978-1978
    23576Jim McCoypCollegeTexasNCAA 1---TXYesP6-0185RR1957-05-14Fort Worth,TX
    1978- 23- 576-KCA
    Rk1978-1978
    24595Ron Johnson1BCollegeFresno StateNCAA 1---CAYes1B-2B6-3215RR1956-03-23Long Beach,CA
    1978- 24- 595-KCA
    MLB1982-19841978-1985
    RndOverallPlayer NamedPosSourceSchool Drafted FromSch LevelClassRegSignedPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    25613Chris CzarkapCollegeCentral MichiganNCAA 1---MIYesP6-1185RR---Detroit,MI
    1978- 25- 613-KCA
    Rk1978-1978
    26630Buddy BaileyCCollegeLynchburg CollegeNCAA 3---PANoC-1B6-0193RR1957-03-28Norristown,PA
    1979- 16- 394-ATL
    AA1979-1982
    27646Mark TerrillpHigh SchoolGilroy (Gilroy,CA)HSHSCANoP------------------
    1978- 27- 646-KCA
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    28662John SenecapCollegeSeton HallNCAA 1---NJNoP6-4260RR---Brooklyn,NY
    1979- 28- 710-NYA
    A-1978-1979
    29678Chuck CurryIFCollegeSouthern IllinoisNCAA 1---ILNo1B6-3195RR------
    1979-  9- 226-SFN
    A1979-1979
    30693Craig PippinpCollegeFloridaNCAA 1---FLYesP6-2180RR1957-08-04Bristol,TN
    1978- 30- 693-KCA
    AAA1978-1987
    31707Gregg BakerpHigh SchoolMarcos de Niza (Tempe,AZ)HSHSAZNoP------------------
    1978- 31- 707-KCA
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    Rnd Drafted Round Overall Drafted Overall or College Team Overall Record Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site dPos Position when drafted (May differ from eventual position) School Drafted From High School or College attended by player at time when drafted Class Player Class related to college. Fr,So,Jr,Sr,5S (5th year senior) Reg Region related to nearby geographical element Signed Drafted player signed with the drafting team Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system